Essays Tagged: "Instinct"

The Uncontrollable Force. On positive thinking.

ater forces. The force is not a force of God or magic. The force are ourenvironemnt, our Biological instinct, and our inheritied characteritics. This philosophy iscalled naturalism and it is used in o ...

(1 pages) 89 1 3.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Carl Sandburg: Poet, Artist and Contemporary Visionary of the 20th Century. Focuses on his life, his accomplishments and themes.

Carl Sandburg"What is instinct? What is thought? Where is the absolute line between the two. Nobody knows-as yet" (Allen F ... two. Nobody knows-as yet" (Allen Fire 3). Sandburg thought hard while he wrote using only his quick instinct, which made his writings come alive, free, flowing poetry on themes he developed while livi ...

(10 pages) 154 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

How does Coleridge in 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner' and 'Kubla Khan' show the interrelatedness between mankind, nature and the poetic experience?

.Mankind, firstly, is explored in both poems by placing the human nature in situationswhere perhaps instinct acts before reason. In RAM, the ancient mariner kills thealbatross not for need or in distr ... as a type ofblessing or relief which he must earn. In 'Kubla Khan', Coleridge expresses man'ssocial instinct to conform and belong to a group. This also relates to the creation ofrituals and rules by ...

(3 pages) 203 1 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Jack London's "To Build a Fire"

, who is walking in seventy-five degrees below zero weather, lets his learned behavior override his instinct. Therefore, he dies. London's theme is that no matter how intelligent society becomes, we a ... e is that no matter how intelligent society becomes, we as a species should never discard our basic instincts.In the beginning of the tale we see that the man realizes it is cold, but only sees this a ...

(2 pages) 96 1 2.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Human Perception, An intimate look into the most intriguing aspect of modern psychology

rception varies with not only humans, but with virtually all other animals as well, whether through instinct or with conscious thought. Let us take this a step farther. When a bee looks at a flower th ... rception varies with not only humans, but with virtually all other animals as well, whether through instinct or with conscious thought. Let us take this a step farther. When a bee looks at a flower th ...

(9 pages) 316 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Sensation & Perception

Personal Views About Stereo Typing

it affects society when practiced. What is stereotyping, and what are the causes? Is it related to instinct? These questions will be put reason, based on fact. When the facts have been made clear, a ... intentional behaviour.Cause and DistinctionSome would think that stereotyping is a subconscious or instinctive action from within, and that may be considered true, only to a certain degree however. T ...

(6 pages) 199 2 4.2 Oct/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"Lord of the Flies" (Golding), portrays the defects of human nature, and a philosophical pessimism that seals the fate of man

Through the use of innocent and untainted children, Goldingillustrates how man is doomed by his own instinct. The novel is called Lord of theFlies, and is of extreme importance to help reconstruct the ... ndconflict typify the inevitable overthrow of all attempts to impose a permanentcivilization on the instincts of man.Golding along with many of the writers of the time gave pessimistic endingsnot only ...

(5 pages) 91 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

Classical and Operant Conditioning

s unconditionedresponse. What is meant by conditioned is that the response isautomatic and based on instinct. To compliment this name thestimulus is known as the unconditioned stimulus (Myers 260).Wit ...

(3 pages) 235 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

How lying can really become positve rather than negative

Another good example of this is when a police officer stops you for speeding. Of course, your first instinct is to think of a way to get out of the ticket; "I'm on my way to the hospital officer, my s ...

(2 pages) 95 1 4.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Lord of the Flies by william golding

ies by William Golding illustrates how civilization is merely a facade to mask society's underlying instinct of evil. With set rules and regulations of how one must act ethical behavior, is oftentimes ...

(3 pages) 47 0 4.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

"Existence vs. Essence in A Brave New World"

ies of humanity are lost, and man is reduced to the eminence of animals, whose lives are based upon instinct and existence, rather then free thought and essence. In a Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley ... in to feel joy, and if they do not feel either, they are virtually animals. When animals lack their instinct, therein lies the danger, yet for humans the danger lies within the banishment of free thou ...

(7 pages) 106 1 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Aristotle's Poetics. It examines and explains an excerpt from the philosopher's work. The essay examines the way in which tragedy works and affects its audience, according to Aristotle.

According to Aristotle, poetry, along with other art forms, is based, more than anything, in man's "instinct" of imitation. Tragedy, which Aristotle regards as a superior form of drama, is a particula ...

(2 pages) 94 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Socio-biological views of Human Aggression.

that in the long period of human evolution, certain genes were selected that evolved an aggressive instinct in humans.(Scupin p.138) He said that this instinct resulted from natural selection because ...

(6 pages) 123 0 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Unexpected vampires at dawn.

vely, the blood in my veins running icy cold. Perhaps some maniac has sneaked into the house and my instinct shook me up. But everything seems to be all right. The street lamp outside my window is off ...

(4 pages) 34 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Religion and different Christian groups.

oups get their religious foundation, to show the validity of one's own belief, and because of man's instinct of "I'm right, and you're wrong".Sometimes there are solid reasons why a group of believers ...

(2 pages) 88 1 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Thomas Jefferson.

No matter what one does, it is in human nature to desire more than one has. Without this instinct of greed, life would be unable to function. It is because of this instinct that the revolut ...

(3 pages) 37 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Analysis of the power of words in all their obscurities.

story or letter. People express themselves in words because its just like a biological fact, its an instinct, it has to be done. It's just like the Jews in the internment camps, they still wrote poems ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

"Lord of the Flies" by William Golding.

is one of the major representatives of Golding's beliefs. Jack stands as the symbol for the savage instinct of mankind.The Lord of the Flies is about a group of English schoolboys who get stranded on ... e story. He is the leader of the choirboys and full of jealousy for Ralph. He represents the savage instinct inside us all. Simon is pure goodness. He is on a different level from all of the other boy ...

(4 pages) 43 1 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

This essay discusses the elements that may lead to prostitution in colored women.

penetrates our hearts or we feel threaten for example when encountered by a group of guys or a guy, instinct tells us to cross the street out of harms way. These encounters and sexual harassment are c ...

(9 pages) 124 1 3.6 Jul/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

An "My favorite Activity." Describes the practice of oboe performance, 400 page essay.

lap, as I wait for the conductor to walk onto stage. My slightly trembling hands make physical the instinct to run, hide, offer some excuse and exit stage left.My mind flashes to the earlier part ...

(2 pages) 49 1 3.9 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies